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Cloud Foundry: Monitoring with Mozzle [Reblog]

By February 14, 2017

SAP cloud developer Ivan Borshukov is a BOSH and Cloud Foundry user, and he recently shared his unique perspective on monitoring. While he used bosh agent to collect data and monitor behavior on BOSH, he wanted a similar tool for Cloud Foundry to forward information on infrastructure metrics to a third party. An idea came to my mind — why not create … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry: Monitoring with Mozzle [Reblog]”

Altoros Releases a Self-Service Cloud Foundry Training Platform

By December 23, 2016

Altoros, a Cloud Foundry Foundation members, has announced general availability of the first-ever self-service Cloud Foundry training platform. In a user-owned cloud environment, engineers can learn and play with open-source Cloud Foundry first-hand. Combining online tutorials with real infrastructure experience, the course is offered in basic, intermediate, and advanced versions. Who may be interested? The training … Continue reading “Altoros Releases a Self-Service Cloud Foundry Training Platform”

Routing Performance

By December 8, 2016

Introduction The Cloud Foundry Routing subsystem handles and forwards all incoming requests to platform system components and applications. As such, the latency and throughput of the routing components has significant impact on the performance of your applications. Seemingly harmless code changes to these components could lead to unexpected performance regressions. A recent performance degradation in … Continue reading “Routing Performance”

Meet the New Container Networking Stack for Cloud Foundry

By November 18, 2016

Introduction A few months ago, we shared a vision for container networking for Cloud Foundry. Today, we are excited to introduce you to netman-release – the new, pluggable container networking stack for Cloud Foundry. As stated in the vision, the main problems that the container networking effort aims to solve are: Security policies within Cloud Foundry are provided … Continue reading “Meet the New Container Networking Stack for Cloud Foundry”

Diego-release for Docker Containers at Scale on OpenPOWER

By November 10, 2016

In our earlier blog posts, we have described how to build and deploy Concourse, BOSH and cf-release on OpenPOWER systems, an alternative processor architecture based on IBM POWER systems. In separate performance experiments, we have run up to 10,000 containers in a single IBM POWER system and run workloads such as IBM WebSphere Liberty in Docker containers with better price performance … Continue reading “Diego-release for Docker Containers at Scale on OpenPOWER”

Cloud Foundry: What’s the state of the project?

By October 20, 2016

With thousands of contributors and more than 130 core committers on Cloud Foundry, it can be challenging to keep up with the state of the project. At Cloud Foundry Summit in Frankfurt, Cloud Foundry Foundation VP of Technology Chip Childers provided an up-to-the-minute status report on Cloud Foundry. He kicked off the discussion with the … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry: What’s the state of the project?”

GE Leverages Pivotal Cloud Foundry to Build Predix, First Cloud for Industry

By May 11, 2016

At the 2015 Minds + Machines conference in San Francisco, GE announced that its Predix platform – the first PaaS built specifically for industry – was open for general availability. We chatted with Jeff Barrows, Cloud Platform Engineering Manager at GE Digital, to get his perspective on this transformation initiative. Don’t miss Jeff’s presentation at … Continue reading “GE Leverages Pivotal Cloud Foundry to Build Predix, First Cloud for Industry”

Cloud Foundry on Azure Preview…The Sequel

By August 21, 2015

Unlike most movie sequels, software tends to get better with each new version. This afternoon, Microsoft announced the sequel to its April premier of Cloud Foundry on Azure. Dubbed Cloud Foundry on Azure Preview 2, this newest Microsoft contribution to the Cloud Foundry ecosystem incorporates months of community feedback and new Cloud Foundry technologies. With … Continue reading “Cloud Foundry on Azure Preview…The Sequel”